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UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES LOS BANOS ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY (UPLB ASTROSOC)

Cultural Organization
established 2010

UPLB AstroSoc is dedicated primarily to the study and promotion of astronomy, and oriented towards the concerns and aspirations of individuals interested in the field.

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    • Perseids Meteor Shower Observation at Freedom ParkPerseids Meteor Shower Observation
      August 12 (Mon) - 13 (Tue), 2013, 9:30pm-4:30am @ Freedom Park
      Night Observation (Organizational Development) for UPLB students
      Purpose: To promote and disseminate astronomical knowledge.

      Meteor showers are monthly spectacular displays in the night sky. UPLB AstroSoc, as the sole astronomy organization in the campus, carries the passion of regularly bringing astronomy enthusiasts as well as common people together to observe the wonders of astronomical events. These events are also the venues for the fulfillment of the org's objectives.

      These events are one of a kind and must be patronized by the general community.

  • Membership

    UPLB ASTROSOC is currently headed by KASSANDRA MAE M. AGUILA (CAS). The advisers of the organization are MR. JASON R. ALBIA (CAS) and MR. RALPH LAUREN M. ALOMIA (CAS).

    The organization has 37 members to date. Most of its members are from the College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology, College of Arts and Sciences, and College of Agriculture. Membership is not exclusive to any college because all non-freshman UPLB students may apply to join the organization.

  • About UPLB ASTROSOC

    Mission

    The UPLB AstroSoc aims to promote and broaden awareness, interest, knowledge and understanding of Astronomy among students and the general public as well as develop and nurture the skills of its constituents in astronomy.

    Vision

    UPLB AstroSoc is envisioned as:(1) One of the breeding grounds of passionate astronomers in the Philippines;(2) Contributors to the general body of knowledge in astronomy; and(3) One of the leading astronomical organizations in terms of information dissemination of astronomical knowledge.

    Objectives

    The UPLB AstroSoc aims to:(1) Unite individuals who possess passion in astronomy;(2) Foster brotherhood and camaraderie among its members;(3) Cultivate and sharpen the technical expertise and observational skills in astronomy among its members;(4) Ignite awareness and interest of the community in Astronomy; and(5) Sustain the interest by promoting and disseminating astronomical knowledge.